The 2021 film “King Richard” tells the story of the rise of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams and their father Richard, who trained them from an early age. The Williams home, featured in numerous scenes throughout the film, can be found in Compton, California. Only the exterior scenes were filmed here, the interiors were filmed inside a different home.
LOCATION: 2114 E Piru St, Compton, CA 90222
The production made several modifications to the exterior of the home, including the windows, stairs, door frame and posts on the front porch.
A subplot involving a neighbor who doesn’t get along with the Williams family takes place at the home directly across the street.
LOCATION: 2117 E Piru St, Compton, CA 90222
The tennis courts where Richard Williams, played by Will Smith, trains his daughters is located at Leon H Washington Park near the neighborhood of Watts.
LOCATION: 8908 Maie Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90002
The Williams family parks their van in this area.